Lintrathen is a beautifully presented self-contained property within the impressive and historic B Listed Scottish country mansion, Arthurstone House. The village of Meigle lies approximately two miles to the east and provides a post office/grocery store, primary school …
Lintrathen is a beautifully presented self-contained property within the impressive and historic B Listed Scottish country mansion, Arthurstone House. The village of Meigle lies approximately two miles to the east and provides a post office/grocery store, primary school, village hall and church. The town of Coupar Angus lies approximately three miles to the west of Lintrathen and provides a further range of local services together with a primary school. Further facilities can be found in the nearby town of Blairgowrie including a secondary school and supermarket. Private schooling is available at the High School of Dundee, Craigclowan, Strathallan, Kilgraston and a number of other schools in the Perth area.
Approximately seventeen miles to the south-west, the city of Perth provides an excellent range of retailers, banks, cinemas, theatre, concert hall, restaurants, sports facilities and both railway and bus stations. Dundee, known as the City of Discovery, and home to the new V & A museum, is some nineteen miles to the south-east and provides universities, shopping centres, supermarkets and modern swimming pool. There are railway stations in Dundee and Perth with Edinburgh airport within comfortable driving distance.
Home to an array of wildlife the area around Arthurstone House provides easy access to some particularly outstanding and varied countryside with hills, woodland, river, farmland and coastline all close by. The result is a fine choice for the outdoor enthusiast with walking, cycling and riding all readily available. Golfers in particular are especially well provided for with an unrivalled selection of highly rated courses within easy striking distance including the Championship Course at Carnoustie which hosted the British Open in 2018 and the Old Course at St. Andrews which will host the event in 2021 for its 150th anniversary. The courses at Edzell, Forfar, Alyth, Downfield and Montrose are also on hand. Challenging shooting and fishing may be taken locally but the pretty Angus glens such as Isla, Prosen and Lethnot are temptingly accessible. In terms of days out the stunning sandy beaches at Lunan Bay and St. Cyrus and the red sandstone cliffs at Arbroath are all within reach. There are also a number of interesting National Trust for Scotland properties in the area including the House of Dunn at Montrose, Barry Mill near Carnoustie and the J.M. Barrie house, once home to the creator of Peter Pan in Kirriemuir. Glamis Castle, ancestral seat of the Earls of Strathmore and Kinghorne and also the childhood home of H.M. Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother is nearby.
Arthurstone House is a charming country house, though to have been built in the late 1700s. The property was carefully converted from a preparatory school in 2006 to provide fifteen bespoke homes and apartments. Lintrathen stands towards the eastern end of the property and offers delightful and charming self-contained two bedroom accommodation of a high quality. The wonderful open plan sitting room/dining room/kitchen enjoys glazed doors out to the front terrace/grounds with two well-proportioned double bedrooms (1 en-suite), family bathroom and hall completing the accommodation.
GARDENS & GROUNDS
Arthurstone House sits within approximately thirty-five acres of immaculately maintained communal gardens and grounds including woodlands and fields. A curling rink with C Listed outhouse and stream lie on the perimeter of the fields and are resident to much wildlife. Walking paths are laid throughout the woodlands for the residents use. Ornamental lawns with rhododendrons and other shrubs and mature trees surround the house and offer residents several private areas to enjoy, especially during the summer months. An ornamental pond and water fountain provide a formal feature in front of the main entrance.
The property benefits from allocated parking.
Central heating LPG gas
Lintrathen is classified as Band E for Council Tax purposes.
From Perth follow the A94 north through Coupar Angus making for Meigle. Shortly before Meigle and about three miles from Coupar Angus turn right at the gates to Arthurstone House and follow the driveway down towards the house. shortly before the house turn left where the road branches and the access to Lintrathen is then on the right hand side under an archway. From Dundee follow the A923 Coupar Angus road branching off right at Muirhead on to the B954 for Newtyle. Following the B954 through Newtyle and on to Meigle turn left on to the A94 Coupar Angus road. Follow the A94 for approximately two miles and the gates to Arthurstone House are on the left and the directions are then as above.
The EPC rating is E.
Certain items of furniture may be available to purchase by way of separate negotiation.